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Rhode Island has the United States’ worst roads — here’s how other states rank

Oklahoma, West Virginia, and Mississippi aren't faring much better, a study of Federal highways data shows.

Meet ‘Big Carl,’ the world’s largest crane, which can lift 3,000 tons and takes 250 trucks to move

Big Carl, more formally known as the SGC-250, is the world's largest crane that is now constructing UK's first nuclear power station in 30 years.
A man stands in the waters of the Tigris River on August 17, 2019.

Residents of a 12,000-year-old Turkish city are moving the bones of their dead relatives before the city disappears underwater

The Turkish government has called for the evacuation of a 12,000-year-old city, which is about to get flooded with water from the Tigris River.

The most hated bridges in the US

Whether they are dangerous, full of traffic, or just plain ugly, these are the most hated bridges across the country.
Melbourne, Australia, is one of the most livable cities in the world.

The 10 most livable cities in the world in 2019

The Economist Intelligence Unit released its annual Global Livability Index, measuring the world's most livable cities. No US city made the top 10.
A Fridays for Future strike in Berlin on August 23.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Greta Thunberg want everyone to fly less to fight climate change. Germany and Sweden are already embracing the ‘fli...

The anti-air travel "flight shame" movement has taken off in Germany and Sweden, but might be doomed in the US, despite Ocasio-Cortez's aspirations.

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao reportedly steered $78 million in federal grants to Kentucky, her husband Sen. Mitch McConnell’s home state...

Politico reported that Chao's aide Todd Inman played a critical role in getting an $11.5 million grant and a $67 million grant in Kentucky approved.
President Donald Trump speaks about the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC, on May 22, 2019.

Trump says he won’t work with Democrats until they drop their ‘phony investigations’ into him

"I want to do infrastructure," Trump said. "But you know what, you can't do it under these circumstances. So get these phony investigations over with."

Trump torches Pelosi at a fiery surprise press conference in a brewing impeachment fight

Trump called the Russia probe "the greatest hoax in history" and said Democrats can either have "investigations or investment."
The Shinkansen, known as the bullet train, is one of Japan's most famous infrastructure projects.

8 Japanese infrastructure projects that could reshape the world

Japan has long been an innovator of striking infrastructure projects, from one of the world's oldest wooden buildings to the famous bullet train.